Go on a low-carb ketogenic diet.
Here’s an intersection of two of my favorite topics — the heavy hand of the state in regulating speech, and paleolithic diets, from George Will. And good for the Institute for Justice.
This time it’s deadly. With a bonus discussion on surviving the coming meltdown.
Well, everything went according to plan. Though from a pain standpoint, it’s likely to get worse before it gets better, because they shot up the area with a local, and I’ll probably be unhappy when it wears off (I do have decent meds, though). But at least for now, I’m ambulatory, up and down stairs, and can sit at the computer.
It was probably good to get this out of the way in front of a three-day weekend…
[Friday mid-morning update]
Just to end all the speculation in comments, it was not an “@n@l spelunking” (not that there’s anything wrong with that). I had to patch up (literally) an inguinal hernia on the right side. I was trying to avoid TMI, but…
What it has to do with a low-carb diet. It’s not what you might think.
It’s not really a new story, but things continue to advance, and it’s a useful reminder, to plan to live a long time. Unfortunately, it’s not something that most pension planners or entitlements reformers are taking into consideration. It implies that Social Security and Medicare are even more broke than we think.
Is it on its last legs?
If so, it’s long past due.
There’s still a hell of a lot we don’t know about human physiology and disease.